Best Seafood Restaurant, Affordable in Boston

2008 Best Seafood Restaurant, Affordable

Pescatore

Somerville

For a town that prides itself on being a seafood lover’s Valhalla, Boston has surprisingly few exemplary restaurants in the category. And after subtracting the ones that’ll set you back…Read More

2008 Best Seafood Restaurant, Affordable

Pescatore

Somerville

For a town that prides itself on being a seafood lover’s Valhalla, Boston has surprisingly few exemplary restaurants in the category. And after subtracting the ones that’ll set you back…Read More

2007 Best Seafood Restaurant, Affordable

The Summer Shack

Boston

Whether you order up one of the beautifully done basics—steamed lobster, Boston scrod—or a special like grilled wild striped bass, you’ll have ample cash left over for a sinful dessert…Read More

2006 Best Seafood Restaurant, Affordable

Jumbo Seafood

Boston

If lobster was exclusively meant to be served boiled and dunked in butter, God would not have created ginger and scallions. One mouthful of the crustacean at this Chinatown gem,…Read More

2005 Best Seafood Restaurant, Affordable

Barking Crab

Boston

With its red-and-yellow-striped tent and picnic tables, the Barking Crab looks like a German beer garden, but instead of sausage and pretzels, this year-round clam shack serves up buckets of…Read More

2004 Best Seafood Restaurant, Affordable

No Name Restaurant

Boston

The décor is worn; the waiters, crusty. The low-priced seafood, on the other hand, couldn’t be fresher, and the kitchen knows what to do with it, displaying considerable finesse with…Read More

2003 Best Seafood Restaurant, Affordable

Grillfish

Boston

There are no ocean breezes or views of passing sailboats at Grillfish’s location in the Back Bay. But the fried calamari melts in your mouth without leaving a coating of…Read More

2002 Best Seafood Restaurant, Affordable

The Barking Crab

Boston

We’re suckers for any patch of down-home coastal life dropped smack in the heart of downtown Boston. But, even if we weren’t, the Barking Crab would still be the best…Read More

2001 Best Seafood Restaurant, Affordable

The Barking Crab

Boston

Down East meets downtown at this beloved inner-city fish shack, where cheap buckets of buttery steamers and crispy calamari are perfectly paired with cold beer, cool breezes, and an unobstructed…Read More

2000 Best Seafood Restaurant, Affordable

The Barking Crab

Boston

A perennial after-work hangout for Financial District types, the Barking Crab is a funky, inexpensive joint with great seafood. The decor is confined to kitsch: crab pots full of Christmas…Read More

1981 Best Seafood Restaurant, Affordable

Daily Catch

Boston

The owners are also the biggest distributors of squid in the state. Because squid is still something of an acquired taste, its price is remarkably low. And this place serves…Read More

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